The Aztec calendar, or Piedra del Sol (Sun stone)

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Title: The Aztec calendar, or Piedra del Sol (Sun stone)
Description: Sepia Photograph, 7.25" x 4.5". Plaque on base supporting the stone reads in part (in translation): "Aztec Calendar or Sun Stone. In the month of December in the year of 1790, while leveling the ground for a new pavement in the Plaza Mayor of the capital city, this monolith was discovered and set at the foot of the western tower of the [National] Cathedral ... it was moved from this location to this Museo Nacional in August of 1885."
Citation: The Aztec calendar, or Piedra del Sol (Sun stone). Photographs. 1890. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Charlotte and Maximilian collection, 1846-1927, MS 356. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21804.

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